Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Sunday, 26 June 2016
1959 On July - 23 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On July - 23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 On this day in history egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on this day in history.
1966 On July - 23 cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On this day in history fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On this day in history deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on July - 23.
1972 On this day in history the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on July - 23.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On this day in history wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on July - 23.
1978 On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on July - 23.
1979 On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on July - 23.
1980 On July - 23 river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter